In mid-September, we made a return visit to Hughenden Manor for their 1940s Weekend. We’d gone there for two reasons: 1) we like it there and 2) dogs are welcome. But as luck would have it, Hughenden was hosting a 1940s Weekend.
There were loads of people in vintage clothing – a lady who looked To the Manor Born, Women’s Land Army girls, Corporal Jones from Dad’s Army and soldiers from the Parachute Regiment giving talks on the Battle of Arnhem.
I swallowed my social awkwardness and asked anyone who caught my eye if I could take their photo. Every one I asked said yes, which was a relief. In return, I offered to send them a copy of the image and again, all said yes to that offer.
Our day at the 1940s Weekend was such fun and I’m now tempted to acquire a vintage costume of my own.